International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage

Appropriate Water-Lifting Technologies in West Africa

Findings and Proposal for a Research and Uptake Programme

Final Report

Michael Snell
Independent Consultant

IPTRID Secretariat

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Table of Contents

Cover photos: Tom Brabben

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1. Introduction

2. Scope and aims of the programme

3. Available water-lifting technologies

4. Status and potential of water-lifting technologies in West Africa

5. Problems, constraints and issues

6. Proposed research and uptake programme

7. Implementation arrangements

8. Impact assessment

9. References

Annex A: Logical frameworks for the Programme's component tasks

Annex B: Tentative schedules for Phase 1 and its Component Tasks

Annex C